Baked Salmon With Tropical Fruit Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 15 minutes
  • 2 servings

Looking for health on a plate? You’ve landed at the right place. On one hand, it’s the salmon, marinated in a basil-flavored red wine, lemon juice, and olive oil mixture. On the other hand, it’s the sauce made with 4 exotic fruits, which together with the mango and fig topping brings freshness and tropical savor to your palate.

Ingredients Needed for Baked Salmon With Tropical Fruit Sauce


Preparing the fillet:

1 pound salmon fillet (2 fillets)
2 teaspoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine
salt

For the fruit sauce:

1 ounce pineapple (2 slices)
1 banana
2 tablespoons of orange juice
⅓ cup coconut milk

For the baked salmon:

1 mango, diced
1 ounce figs, chopped (2-3 figs)
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 fresh rosemary sprigs
pepper

How to Cook Baked Salmon With Tropical Fruit Sauce

  1. Preparing the fillet:

    Add the salmon fillets to a medium bowl. Add the olive oil, basil, lemon juice, and red wine. Season with salt and mix.

  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. For the fruit sauce:

    Add the pineapple, banana, orange juice, and coconut milk to a mixer bowl. Mix until smooth.

  4. For the baked salmon:

    Pour most of the fruit sauce in an oven-proof pan and add the salmon. Also add the diced mango, chopped figs, and pour the remaining sauce over them.

  5. Garnish with lime zest, add the rosemary sprigs, and season with pepper. Bake for 35 minutes at 400⁰F/200⁰C.

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